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't use violence against his people. does it show how little leverage the u.s. has in yemen now? >> reporter: we are seeing more and more the past few weeks, it looks as though the u.s. has more leverage. we saw a comment from the president in the last few weeks saying the u.s. shouldn't meddle. foreigners shouldn't intervene in the affairs there. there was a call between john brennan, the assistant to the president for homeland security. he was there telling yemen president they were praising him for his initiative and make sure they protect the protesters there. they agreed to that. today, you are seeing a crackdown, again. this is worrying to the u.s. there should be dialogue in yemen. the president is saying there should be. but we are seeing more and more violence in the streets. >> joining us live from abu dabi. that you know for that. >>> a critical and dangerous situation is going on right now with two nuclear plants damaged by the massive quake in japan. to make a bad situation worse, an explosion at one of them today. we have the latest coming up. [ male announcer ] 95
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of us have been covering this tragedy. so pleased and relieved to give some good news. have these stories over the past nine days, brian, you have been there, been so few and far between, and as time goes on and on as we know, there is less and less of a likelihood we will see more stories like this. but these rescuers for the most part, have in their minds, yes, we're looking for survivors? >> they are still looking, but, frankly, as you mentioned, the window of survivability here closed a while ago, and if stories like what we're seeing now are just really incredible. they do not hold much hope for finding survivors here. the mind-set is just that. bleak. people are walking around shell shocked, trying to get their minds around what happened to them and their relatives. a desperate situation and they'll have a hard time getting a tally of dead and missing for various reasons. >> brian todd with the update on the nuclear situation. and some good news. we appreciate the details on the two survivors found after nine days. thank you, brian. i want to hand it back over to richa
cure. because they used him as a guinea pig. >> i first heard the story from a cancer specialist in new york who wrote a magnificent book. it's called "the emperor of all maladies." this is quite an under taking for you. what prompted it? >> it was a question that kept coming back to me when i was in training in cancer medicine. my patients kept coming back to me and asking this question, what is it that we are battling? what is the form? when did it start? what is the origin. one woman asked moe, i'm willing to go on, but i want to know what is cancer and what its story is. >> at that time, what did you tell her? >> my first impression was to tell her cancer is not one disease, but a family of diseases. there are different incarnations of it. yet, it's undeniable there's a parallel that runs through the diseases. cancer is the abnormal growth of cells. cells that can't stop growing. >> sometimes in television, it's hard to get editors and producers to buy into a story about something like cancer or hiv aids or something they think the audience is not going to find palatablpalatable. wh
memories of losing my son, after having him declared cured, because they used him as a guinea pig. >> i first heard this story from dr. sid mukergi, a cancer specialist in new york who has written this book call "the emperor of all maladies." doctor, it's a 600-page book and we're trained to write short, concise things. this is quite an undertaking. what prompted it? >> a question that kept coming back to me when i was in training in cancer medicine, and my patients would keep coming back to me and asking this question, which is what is it that we're battling, what is its form? when did it start, what is its origin? and one particular woman said i'm willing to go on, but what is cancer, what is its story? >> at that time, what did you tell her? >> my -- my first impression was to start telling her, first of all, cancer is not one disease, but a whole family of diseases. and there are many different incarnations of it, very diverse, and yet it's undeniable that there is a parallel that runs through all these diseases and at the most fundamental level, cancer is the unnatural growth of ce
a move. >> go to higher ground. we'll check in with you. get us on the phone once you reach higher ground. >> we freaked out. we just jumped in the car. lots of official vehicles going by with sirens running saying a tsunami was coming and people were running. we don't know if they are valid or not. we are going to try to get to higher land. they seemed pretty official. so, we need to go higher, guys. >> i can tell you after watching that that we were fortunate. despite the fact there were sigh si sirens, there was not another tsunami. how could anybody survive that? it's what i wanted to know. we went to one of the largest trauma hospitals, one that took care of the most patients after the tsunami wave came in. we saw how they operate in the middle of a disaster zone. the images are tough to watch, but the stories are tougher to hear. see the cars being tossed around like toys? this man was in one of them. he lived to tell about it. you were looking at your windshield and saw the water coming? he tried to escape but it was too late. over and over i was hit, he said, then his car flooded.
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